Hyperspectral Target Detection

Solicitation number W7701-166178/A

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Closing date and time 2017/05/17 14:00 EDT

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    Trade Agreement: Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT)
    Tendering Procedures: The bidder must supply Canadian goods and/or services
    Competitive Procurement Strategy: 
    Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No
    Nature of Requirements: 
    Simoneau, Steve
    Telephone No. - (418) 649-2816 
    Fax No. - (418) 648-2209 
    TITLE: Hyperspectral Target Detection
    1. SUMMARY
    (A) Title
    High performance hyperspectral target detection and identification data processing capability for airborne wide area search - HEERD follow on.
    (B) Tasks 
    The main objectives of this contract will be to improve the softwareHEERD and its computer HOP, the development and integration of data exploitation algorithms, engineering support for system demonstrations and analytical support for data exploitation and analysis. 
    HEERD and HOP ingest and process hyperspectral images from VNIR/SWIR and LWIR airborne sensors to achieve near real-time target detection and identification of gaseous, liquid or solid targets in near real-time using a combination of CPUs and GPUs to obtain optimum performances. The results are displayedalong with acquired high resolution imagery and maps.
    (C) Client department 
    The organization for which the services are to be rendered is Defence Research and Development Canada - Valcartier (DRDC - Valcartier).
    (D) Period of contract 
    The period of the contract is from October 1, 2017 to September 30th, 2022. 
    (E) Key information 
    i. The Contract is limited to$850,000.00, plus applicable taxes.
    ii. The Work will be carried out entirely on an "as and when requested basis" using Task Authorizations (TAs).
    iii. Canada has determined that any intellectual property rights arising from the performance of the Work under the resulting Contract will belong to Canada.
    iv. With the exception of one task the Work will be performed on Contractor’s site.
    v. For services requirements, Bidders must provide the required information, as detailed in article 3 of Part 2 ofthe bid solicitation, to comply with Treasury Board policies and directives on contracts awarded to Former Public Servant.
    vi. The requirement is limited to Canadian services.
    vii. There is a security requirement associated with this requirement. For additional information, consult Part 6 - Security, Financial and Other Requirements, and Part 7 - Resulting Contract Clauses. Bidders should consult the "Security Requirements for PWGSC Bid Solicitations - Instructions for Bidders" (http://www.tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca/app-acq/lc-pl/lc-pl-eng.html#a31) document on the Departmental Standard Procurement Documents website.
    viii. This procurement is subject to the Controlled Goods Program.
    ix. The requirement is subject to the Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT).
    x. Bidders must provide a list of names, or other related information as needed, pursuant to section 01 of Standard Instructions 2003. 
    Note: A contract with Task Authorizations (TAs) is a method of supply for services under which all of the work or aportion of the work will be performed on an "as and when requested basis". Under contracts with TAs, the work to be carried out can be defined but the exact nature and timeframes of the required services, activities and deliverables will only be known as and when the service(s) will be required during the period of the contract. A TA is a structured administrative tool enabling the Crown to authorize work by a contractor on an "as and when requested
    All enquiries regarding this tender, are to be submitted in writing to the Contractual Authority: Steve Simoneau, Supply Officer at steve.simoneau@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca.
    Sealed tenders will be received in English or French at the following address: 
    Services publics & Approvisionnements Canada | Public Services & Procurement Canada
    601-1550 Avenue d'Estimauville, Québec (Québec), G1J 0C7.
    This PSPC office provides acquisition services to the public in both official languages
    Delivery Date: Above-mentioned
    The Crown retains the right to negotiate with suppliers on any procurement.
    Documents may be submitted in either official language of Canada.

    Contract duration

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    Trade agreements

    • Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT)

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    Contact information

    Contracting organization

    Public Works and Government Services Canada
    11 Laurier St, Phase III, Place du Portage
    Gatineau, Quebec, K1A 0S5
    Contracting authority
    Simoneau, Steve
    (418) 649-2816 ( )
    (418) 648-2209
    601-1550, Avenue d'Estimauville
    Québec, Québec, G1J 0C7

    Buying organization(s)

    Department of National Defence
    101 Colonel By Dr
    Ottawa, Ontario, K1A0K2
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    Notice type
    Request for Proposal
    English, French
    Region(s) of delivery
    Quebec (except NCR)
    Procurement method
    Competitive – Selective Tendering
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